I got in late and was shown to my room on the ground floor by an apologetic
night-clerk with a tallow candle, which he considerately left with me.
The photographer came out and gave a constrained, apologetic
And so when the days of my mourning for Nicolete were ended (and in this sentence I pass over letters to and fro,--letters wild from Nicolete, letters wise from Aucassin, letters explanatory and apologetic
from the Obstacle--how the Major-General had suddenly come home quite unexpectedly and compelled her to explain Nicolete's absence, etc.
Well, sir," I said in an apologetic
tone, "she was going eleven knots very nicely, and I thought she would do for another half-hour or so.
Her lips were parted in a delightful smile; she was very pretty, and inclined to be apologetic
No keeper was at hand, so the Leopard Man stepped over a couple of paces, dealt the wolf a sharp blow on the nose with the light cane he carried, and returned with a sadly apologetic
smile to take up his unfinished sentence as though there had been no interruption.
Wise people want so many things before they can even begin to enjoy themselves, and I feel perpetually apologetic
when with them, for only being able to offer them that which I love best myself-- apologetic
, and ashamed of being so easily contented.
laugh did not disguise the pleasure that he felt.
Or even if I any ways should want a wink or two,' added Sloppy, after a moment's apologetic
reflection, 'I could take 'em turning.
So, we had our slices served out, as if we were two thousand troops on a forced march instead of a man and boy at home; and we took gulps of milk and water, with apologetic
countenances, from a jug on the dresser.
not far from here," he added in an apologetic
voice, somewhat abashed.
The action which before commission has been seen with that blended common sense and fresh untarnished feeling which is the healthy eye of the soul, is looked at afterwards with the lens of apologetic
ingenuity, through which all things that men call beautiful and ugly are seen to be made up of textures very much alike.